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Apr 5, 2013 9:00am PDT
strategy, but it may also signal a larger pivot. call it obama 3.0, "washington post" writes this budget request reflegts obama's stark shift in strategy. he's begun a charm offensive in hopes they, the republicans will take seriously his offer to overhaul entitlement programs in exchange for increasing tax revenue. obama's aides have not been optimistic about the prospects for a deal but they argue that his strategy of outreach coupled with public events offers the best path forward for progress. the white house may see the con sill terry approach as the best path forward, but what is the end game when the goal posts are set in the middle of the field. ezra klein writes notice "washington post," the upside of the strategy is clear -- obama gets caught trying on a budget compromise. by starting in the middle, liberals worry that obama risks pushing a final compromise to the right. if the left is unhappy, what of the right this morning, house speaker john boehner issued a statement suggesting president obama isn't making a serious offer at compromise. if the president believes these modes
CNN
Mar 31, 2013 9:00am PDT
. >>> here in washington, president obama and his family attended church today. they went to services near the white house. the president wished everyone he saw a happy easter. we are expecting that news conference about the murders in texas within the next couple of hours and again we will bring it to you live when it happens. >>> when we return, the men who pray for our nation's leaders. >> these are patriots. these are people who seriously desire the best for this nation. >> democrats and republicans thank me for that prayer. neezin] she may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec®. powerful allergy relief for adults and kids six years and older. zyrtec®. love the air. and kids six years and older. [ dog ] we found it together.upbeat ] on a walk, walk, walk. love to walk. yeah, we found that wonderful thing. and you smiled. and threw it. and i decided i would never, ever leave it anywhere. because that wonderful, bouncy, roll-around thing... had made you play. and that... had made you smile. [ announcer ] beneful. play. it's good for you. there's a reason no one says "easy like mond
MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 7:00pm PDT
to get washington working? if obama is president for another four years, i guess vote democrat to make the house sways back. is that a credible portion of the electorate? >> i think you will find that voters frequently try to express a dissatisfaction. and normally the way they do that is by voting against the incumbent party. and sam, in the house of representatives, that would be the republicans. and so if you were trying to vote anti gridlock in the next congressional election, it seems that would be an anti republican -- >> you know, i might be the only one in d.c. who thinks this, but i have -- >> that's why you're here. >> this is new york. >> for the speech you're about to make. >> i do believe that over time sequestration is going to cause so much pain in these districts that the party that's most associated with it will face electoral consequences. and that happens to be in this case the republican party. and i think they know it, too, which is why they have gone through this painstaking technique of saying it was obama's idea. because they want him to take some of the blame a
CSPAN
Apr 4, 2013 7:00am EDT
jump protocol and invite the young man to washington for a dinner and sit down and have obama talked to him or the secretary of state man to man. all they can do is say no. all good questions. have you been back to north korea? host: he is gone. sorry about that. as our calller looked across, he would have found north of rio was probably more prosperous than self reappear yen since that time, south korea has become a success story. north korea is still back in the time warp of 1965. so it is different on the korean peninsula now than it did then. i think that obviously has an impact on the situation we're dealing with. i do not know whether kim jong- un speaks english. i do not think others have met him. i suppose he studied english at least during the brief time he was in school in switzerland. i would not be surprised if he knows some english. question of china providing what north korea needs actually needs to be turned around. i think many of us think that china has been too indulgent of north korea and so willing to provide food, fuel, and other kinds of assistance that it has e
CSPAN
Mar 29, 2013 7:00am EDT
"washington journal" is next. ♪ good morning and welcome to "washington journal." 2013., march 29, president obama called on congress to pass gun-control legislation and urged americans to remember the victims of gun violence. he spoke at a white house surrounded by mothers whose children were killed in the shootings. calls on theyour president's call for renewed on rent -- and gun legislation. democrats -- republicans -- independents -- online.also find us send us a tweet by writing @cspanwj. span and facebook to weigh in. you can also e-mail us. here is the front page of the new york daily news this morning, quoting president obama -- yesterday, the president said "shame on us." inside of the new york daily news, it says -- let's take a lesson to president obama in his own words. [video clip] ." >> i read an article in the news hasother day, wondering, washington missed its opportunity because as time goes on after newtown, somehow people start moving on and for getting? people hereyou, the do not forget. grace's dad is not forgetting. has not forgotten. the notion that two mont
MSNBC
Apr 5, 2013 8:00am PDT
at this national journal headline that says, "obama's gambit raises pressure on boehner, edges washington towards a budget deal." do you think that is what this is doing? do you think the president is seeing who will blink over it? >> as you heard the congresswoman say, a lot of folks and not even just progressives, folks were concerned about chain cpi and sort of the impact that that's going to have. the president is really going to have to make clear what's the full picture in order to have the support that he needs to raise those stakes for boehner. i agree with what the congresswoman is saying that there's every likelihood given to history that there will be some reason why some -- now that this idea has been proposed by the president, it's a terrible idea and we can't go back to the status quo arguments. >> we heard on "morning joe" this morning that this could potentially exploit the cracks within the republican coalition. is this doing just that, exploiting those cracks and the analogy that i use that the republican party is like lucy with the football and charlie brown, once they get some
MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 3:00am PDT
debate on gun reform, president obama is looking for support outside of washington d.c. yesterday at a police academy not far from the site of last year's theater shooting in colorado, the president focused on universal background checks saying his goal is not to take firearms away from their owners. >> the opponents of some of these common sense laws have ginned up fears among responsible gun owners that have nothing to do with what's being proposed and nothing to do with the facts. but feeds into the suspicion about government. if there are any folks who are out there right now who are gun owners and you've been hearing that someone has taken away your guns, get the facts. we're not proposing gun registration system. we're proposing background checks for criminals. >> one of the most fascinating parts of the speech was when he talked about michelle saying if i lived in a rural area and i lived on a farm, i would want a gun in my house. he was talking about this is not about keeping guns away from people. michelle was talking to the president. the president by extension understan
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
section of "the washington post," -- this morning, president obama is to unveil an initiative to map the human brain. on tuesday he will announce a broad new research initiative started with -- a potential senate race here -- hypothetical matchup in the washington times show mark warner being macdonell easily. mcdonnell has not indicated any interest in returning to the seat. and thoughts on north korea south korea? -- giveny concern is the fact that we have speant so much resourcs in iraq and the countyry is tired of war. the country is tired of war at the wrong time. iss coutnryntry, north korea, the real mccoy. i wonder if those resources should have been saved for a situation like this. both korea is to china what syria is to iran. this is a trying time. somebody is sitting there with "eir legs crossed and saying, he watched this." "watched this." when you look at a deficit -- they cannot come together to get things done. china is watching this. is a very trying time. host: front page of "the wall street journal," -- in the money and investing section of "the wall street journal"
CSPAN
Mar 30, 2013 7:00am EDT
the united states. "washington journal" is live with your calls and e-mails next. ♪ host: that line this morning, obama publishes planned to build roads and bridges. good morning and welcome to this edition of the "washington journal." today is saturday, march 30, 2013. peter baker writes -- useppa proposals to generate money construction projects. that is what we want to talk about the first 45 minutes paying to improve america's infrastructure. 585-3880. for democrats. call us ats can 202-585-3882. you can reach out was with social media. for twitter, @cspanwj. facebook.com/c-span. is in thise of what morning's new york times -- we want to show you a little bit about what the president had to say. first, we will take some calls regarding paying to improve america's infrastructure. the first call is from james in riverside, california. caller: good morning. about the you think president's planned? they are proposing a marriage of public and private investment to pay for construction projects. caller: it sounds like a beautiful place -- plan. i love the way obama is very articulate
CSPAN
Apr 2, 2013 1:00am EDT
. [applause] >> in a few moments, a discussion on campaign fund- raising with the finance chairs of the obama ann romney 20 toll presidential campaigns. "washington journal" is live at 7:00 with a focus on partisanship in the senate, the country's infrastructure, and the use of domestic drones. several live events to tell you about today. representative elijah cummings of maryland speaks at the national press club about his legislation on gun trafficking. that is at 10:00 eastern. at 11:00, the national rifle association releases a report on preventing gun violence in schools. former congressman and a son hutchinson will present the report. this week, a federal appeals court hears arguments on a lawsuit over whether the transportation security administration procedures to violate constitutional protections against unlawful searches and seizures. that is at noon eastern. now a discussion on thant -- on campaign fund-raising with the finance cares of the obama ann romney 20 toll presidential campaigns. their discussion includes the significance of online donations and super pacs and how campaig
CSPAN
Apr 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
washington times" yesterday, a photograph of president obama and the first family coming home from st. john's st. john's church for easter sunday service. we see a little bit about how the white house is celebrating easter. corporate donations and sales of exit have kept the white house easter even rolling. in a time of severe budget restraints, two factors of blame how the white house good welcome 30,000 people for the 135th easter egg roll. corporate sponsors and souvenir eggs helping to pay for the bill. we are talking about a business and labor deal on worker visas. burlington, vermont. democrat line. caller: i think it is a good idea to open the borders. immigrants do yeoman's work. they do excellent work some of that i've seen. i hireetter prices when a contractor that uses immigrants. the only thing i would say is that we should have .eciprocated kind of laws that if we give them right, then we should have the right to may be immigrate to mexico and do work there and get similar type of benefits. that's the only way it would work. because there's a lot of people who do want to leave
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2013 7:00am EDT
examining the debate over fracking. "washington journal" is next. >> ♪ host: good morning on this wednesday, april 3, 2013. the front page of usa today says border security and could hurt immigration reform. presidents obama travels to denver to call on congress to pass stricter gun control laws. this is on the heels of reports yesterday that a senate bill is in peril. gun control legislation, what's next? also, send us a tweet. or post your comments on facebook. and you can e-mail us. begin with ed o'keefe of the washington post and joining us to talk about his peace yesterday on the front page. senatete that when the returns next week to take up gun-control legislation, there are provisions that are in danger. all of itically, might be in peril. there are concerns there might not be enough support for a proposed expansion of the background check program, currently supported by nine out of 10 americans. the various democrats running for reelection in 2014, not enough of them have signaled they will support the plan if it were put to a vote. the other aspect of this that i
MSNBC
Apr 4, 2013 10:00am PDT
hope that this is an example to the rest of the nation. certainly to our leaders in washington, who seem so deeply divided about an issue such as universal background checks, where the country is not divided itself. >> connecticut acts as president obama is out west today, trying to pressure congress to act. >> this is not easy. and i'll be blunt, a lot of members of congress, this is tough for them. because those who are opposed to any form of legislation, legislation affecting guns, they're very well organized and they're very well financed. but it can be done if enough voices are heard. >> joining me this hour, mark kelly, who with his wife, former congresswoman, gabrielle giffords, has become a leading voice for tighter gun laws across the nation. >>> countering the threats, the u.s. sends new missile defenses to guam as north korea deploy as medium-range missile to its coast. we're live with richard engel. >>> and horroring courageous women. and happy anniversary to us. join us as we celebrate our five years of "andrea mitchell reports." >> some of the responsibility for the gr
CSPAN
Apr 1, 2013 12:30am EDT
with james white of the government accountability office. "washington journal" is live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. president obama and his family attended easter services today at st. john's episcopal church near the white house. it is known as the church of the president. st. john says every president has visited the church since james madison. you can see the obama is as they began a short walk from lafayette park to the white house. as they began a short walk from lafayette park to the white house. >> next, a discussion on china's relationship with north korea. then an obama treasury official -- and obama administration treasury official discusses park and the dodd-frank financial regulation law. then a look at cyber security and international law. how relationsn between china and north korea affect the u.s. will hear from john park of harvard university's center for science and international affairs. he talks about the strength and relationships -- relationship between the two countries communist parties, and the consolidation of power by kim jong-un, and the unintended consequences
CSPAN
Apr 5, 2013 9:00am EDT
on today's "washington journal." host: here is the new york times this morning. social programs are facing a cutback in the obama budget. president obama will formally propose cuts in his annual budget to demonstrate his willingness to compromise with republicans and revise prospects for a long-term deficit deal. that is according to administration officials. mr. obama will send a budget to capitol hill that will embody the final compromise that he made to speaker john boehner late last year before mr. john boehner abandoned negotiations in opposition for president obama's request for higher taxes on individuals and other corporations. from the "financial times you see president obama set to outline a curve on tax breaks. it says mr. obama is expected to hold his second dinner in two months with republican senators after his budget is released on april 10. the president's budget is expected to move more to the center, including a less generous calculation of inflation and some new government health savings the republicans have been pushing for. the washington times has this headline. the c
Current
Apr 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
on this. there was a big "washington post" story a month or so ago about how he was going to be the democrat democrats savior. and i don't think obama has a history of putting himself out there in a consistent way for other candidates. >> bill: you are right. he does not. >> so i would say this is a nice down payment but i would watch very carefully for what his schedule right be in the future. >> bill: and he didn't say -- at the first event, i believe that part of this is getting nancy pelosi back in as speaker. i think he could like to see the house come back to democratic control in 2014. >> yeah, i don't think that's going to happen. but it could happen. i think a more intriguing question and one we're more likely to have to answer is what happens if the gap gets narrowed even further. if you have 10, 12 more -- what is the number they are going to hit? 18? >> bill: i don't know, but democrats picked up eight seats this time. and if it gets more narrow then you are saying maybe they are going to have to work together? >> yeah, figuring out what is goin
CSPAN
Apr 5, 2013 2:00pm EDT
to president obama valerie jarrett. she spoke wednesday as part of the atlantic's women in washington series. her comments are just under an hour. >> thank you, elizabeth. thank you very much and all of you for being here. thank you, valerie. i will take you a couple of things about her before we get started. full disclosure, we used to work together on the first obama presidential campaign. now i get the chance to ask her all those questions that i always wanted to ask. [laughter] valor is a senior adviser to president obama. she oversees the white house office of public engagement, an important office to the president. also the head of the council on women and girls. she was the senior official in many capacities in the city of chicago and was the chief executive officer of the habitat company. she is a lawyer and has practice in a couple of law firms. she has gone from law to private business and now to the very top position, one of the very top positions in the white house. one of the most senior roles ever played by any woman in the white house. let's start there with that very issue, w
FOX News
Apr 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
. this breaking news this morning, the "washington post" has gotten a heads up on the president's proposal for the budget of next year. what's interesting is this is unlike the barak obama we've heard from in the past. he's actually talking about cutting social security and medicare big time. but you know what? he's also talking about more taxes. fewer tax hikes, but he is still in this new budget proposal calling for $580 billion in more tax if they did change the cost of living calculation for s the so-called cbit could generate $200 billion. unfortunately, it's going to generate a lot of heat from democrats. >> brian: chain cbi will send guys like independent sanders, bernie sanders over the top. it will send nancy pelosi into the moon. but that's something that republicans say you talked about doing it. when it comes to action, you don't do it. that would be significant. also, he's also talk being a 28% cap on all entitlements which would affect charities, home builders, pension plans, anybody who tried to buy a home. >> steve: writeoffs. >> brian: yeah. so-called closing of loopholes.
CSPAN
Apr 4, 2013 12:00pm EDT
for miscalculations. >> host: we are spending most of this morning's "washington journal" talking about north korea. we are talking with michele flournoy and former defense undersecretary for policy. she worked for the obama administration. coming up next, we will be talking with an ambassador who served in south korea. .. to strike potentially, and our base infrastructure in the region. they have a lot of hardware. i think the estimates are that there are elements of the ground forces that are ready but that they would have difficulty in terms of logistics and sustainment in any kind of prolonged conflict. i don't think anyone believes that they would ultimately be successful or they to launch aggression. the problem is even if they were defeated ultimately by the south koreans with the united states and others in support of, there are very high casualties on both sides and obviously no one wants to see that. >> this is a chart and it shows different sites in north korea, underground nuclear test sites. it has missile sites come suspected kunkel weapons sites. what's our intelligence about this ar
CSPAN
Mar 31, 2013 7:00am EDT
you turn it around like they're trying to blame us we the people. it's washington's problem that has taken our money and spent on something else. on paul ryan's budget you have talked a lot about paul ryan's budget now let's talk about president obama's budget that got voted down 99-0. let's talk about that. and on the constitution you guys the number one thing for this federal government to do is to protect this country and now they're talking about cutting defense. that's where we should be more powerful is right in our defense budget. thank you. guest: what would really be helpful to eliminate on the first point the relationship between the budget and social security. and you understand that cold. guest: right. guest: if you can explain it briefly. guest: social security was a separate trust fund not really part of the overall budget in the 1969. there was a commission lyndon johnson actually started the commission but the change was made during the nixon administration. social security is part of what's now known as the unified budget but it is still a separate trust fund. whenev
CSPAN
Apr 5, 2013 12:00pm EDT
this morning's washington journal talking about immigration and gun control. >> host: editor and pub publisher "the nation." thank you for joining us. social program face a cut back in president obama's budget. we expect to see this released next week. and the article says that the president plans to propose a new inflation formula that would have the effect of reducing cost of living payment for social security benefits. there would be protections for those in the low-income bracket and old beneficiary. what do you think about this? >> guest: we have seen the new job numbers come in this morning, and every time those numbers dip, i think it's now 7.6% this morning, it's a hopeful sign that there's a recovery kicking in to place. i think the misplaced obsession with debt and deficit which the social security cut is part of is just crazy. social security, by the way, shouldn't be in the same sentence with the word deficit. the social security has nothing to do -- >> we're going kick it off now. i've within told to keep it to an hour. we're going try to do that. i'm jody schneider. i'm the team
CSPAN
Mar 29, 2013 2:00pm EDT
'm speaking about the u.s. policy and president obama's second term. for those of you who don't know us well, it is a global think tank with our mothership in london and here in washington and singapore. those offices grew touflt dialogue that the institutes have pioneered over the past decade. these two also publishes survival, the annual military balance, the 2013 edition of which, was launched last week and the book series, some of which are on display in the back. this office is a critical part of that boder network. we see to bring a global perspective to washington and bring washington's perspective to a sometimes skeptical audience. it is a membership organization for those who aren't members could find information at the back or on our website. enough about us. we're here to hear from frank. his potion at deputy assistance secretary, frank is responsible for key issues in defense and military response policy. he held various positions in the u.s. house of represents on the house committee on intelligence and in the offices of to the secretary of defense. he received his m.a. from col
Current
Apr 5, 2013 6:00am PDT
made this point yesterday, because he was walking about washington gridlock the senate and the house obviously two different ball games. president obama said i would be dishonest if i isn't say it would be a whole lot easier to govern if nancy pelosi was speaker. we're not going to see anything get done. so he -- >> but we're also not going to see a republican row to the mid-turns like in 2010. the democrats are going to be in a very good place to take back the house. >> stephanie: yep. lee in missouri on this very same subject. hello, lee. >> hi, thank you for taking my call. >> stephanie: yes. >> caller: i am in missouri obviously not a great place if you are a democrat. land of jerry fallwell and the house of shame. but i am really really upset about the cpi. we don't need it and we -- the big three right now are the only ones that are standing strong and they are self-sufficient, everything else have been privatized and including -- i'm a teacher, so my retirement they are trying to put in what the police and firemen and the other employees are losing, be
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